Tag Archives: Lebanon

Why weddings are still worth the ‘weight’…

I’m about to be 33. My husband-to-be is 36. We could follow the lead that many of our friends have set for us and have a small destination wedding. Nothing at all wrong with that! You have fun, travel to … Continue reading

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Literature Activity: The danger of having NO story

In my literature class this semester, I had a theme relating to “The Danger of a Single Story”. This was inspired by Chimamanda Adichie’s TED Talk, in which she discusses the nature of literature and cultural misconceptions. Why do we … Continue reading

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RISING…because my sister can’t.

This is a tough post. I will probably never be able to write everything I have to say about her. It’s too personal. But had my older sister been born in a different place, at a different time, to a … Continue reading

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I will NOT play MAD!

MAD – Mutually Assured Destruction. I can’t believe this is considered a military “strategy.” When peoples’ lives are in the balance, this isn’t a game, this isn’t a strategy. It’s pure destruction with peoples’ hopes, dreams, and lives being used … Continue reading

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Creating monsters…and then complaining when they groan!

Philip Zimbardo talks about The Lucifer Effect, or understanding how good people turn evil. The process is actually easier than you think. Recipe: frustrated individuals with no visible means of changing their circumstances political/religious leaders who add fuel to fire … Continue reading

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